Today’s Horse Racing Tips & Odds – Saturday, 1st May 2021

Saturday's best horse racing betting tips and odds

Horse Racing Betting

Today’s horse racing tips guide for Saturday looks around some of the best races from around the UK but bypasses Newmarket.

We have a full Newmarket racing guide for Saturday to look over.

There is also a full 2000 Guineas betting guide to cast an eye over as we look at the runners for the big race of the day from Newmarket.

Because this is such a full day of racing, we are pulling some more horse racing tips from other venues. They are Doncaster, Goodwood, Hexham and Thirsk.

So here is the best of today’s horse racing tips for Saturday, 1st May 2021.

All times listed are GMT.

14:05 Goodwood Today’s Horse Racing Tips & Odds

Lilac Road 2/1
Maamora 5/2
Amniarix 5/1
Agincourt 6/1
Pholas 15/2
Illykato 25/1
* (betting odds recorded 22:14 GMT on April 30th 2021 at William Hill)


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Race Details

Race Type: Listed filles’ and mares’ stakes
Age: 3 year olds plus
Declared Runners: 6
Distance: 1m

Today’s Horse Racing Tip

This is a nice competitive race to start our look at today’s horse racing tips. We are swinging towards AMNIARIX at 5/1 for the run* (betting odds recorded 22:14 GMT on April 30th 2021 at William Hill).

She completed a hattrick on her reappearance run, which was done on the all-weather where she was coming on leaps and bounds.

Amniarix then went to Kempton on a 1m trip last month and produced a third-place finish in listed company, proving that she can live with others at this level.

She should be able to push further even more and so we are leaning towards her here. This is an open field with a lot of good claims.

Others to note in the fixture include MAAMORA and AGINCOURT.

 

Today’s Horse Racing Betting Tip

  • 14:05 Goodwood Fillies’ Stakes – AMNIARIX 5/1
  • 14:35 Goodwood Handicap – FRED 11/2
  • 14:40 Thirsk Hunt Cup Handicap – NUGGET 7/2
  • 15:10 Goodwood Handicap – DESERT SAFARI 7/2
  • 18:35 Doncaster Handicap – ABERAMA GOLD 5/1
  • 19:25 Hexham Handicap Hurdle – FANZIO 10/3

 

14:35 Goodwood Handicap Today’s Horse Racing Tips & Odds

King’s Knight 15/8
Azano 4/1
Fred 11/2
Kimifive 7/1
Tintoretto 17/2
Magical Wish 10/1
Tinto 10/1
Willie John 10/1
* (betting odds recorded 22:14 GMT on April 30th 2021 at William Hill)


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Race Details

Race Type: Class 2 handicap
Age: 4 year olds
Declared Runners: 8
Distance: 7

Today’s Horse Racing Tip

FRED gets the nod at 11/2 for us in this fixture* (betting odds recorded 22:14 GMT on April 30th 2021 at William Hill).

Earlier this year he won back to back all-weather handicaps at this 7f distance. His form dipped a little for a couple of efforts, but he was back on song last time out.

Fred dominated at Brighton two weeks ago, making all in the fixture on his return to turf. That for us signals that another good run could be coming.

If the rest of this field let him go, then Fred could get himself on top and be very difficult to pass.

The other key players in this Handicap look like being KING’S KNIGHT and AZANO. They both bring reasonable claims to the table. The latter is coming back down in class and does look dangerous.

14:40 Thirsk Hunt Cup Handicap Today’s Horse Racing Tips & Odds

Armstrong King 10/3
Nugget 7/2
Acquitted 11/2
Tom Collins 7/1
Hartswood 9/1
On A Session 11/1
Queen’s Sargent 18/1
Storting 14/1
Jean Baptiste 16/1
Horzadar 18/1
Hayadh 20/1
Scottish Summit 28/1
Al Erayg 33/1
Byron’s Choice 33/1
Global SPirit 40/1
Waarif 66/1
* (betting odds recorded 22:14 GMT on April 30th 2021 at William Hill)


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Race Details

Race Type: Class 2 handicap
Age: 4 year olds plus
Declared Runners: 16
Distance: 1m

Today’s Horse Racing Tip

This is a bigger field to sift through for a daily horse racing tip. Where are we going? It is NUGGET who is our 7/2 tip* (betting odds recorded 22:14 GMT on April 30th 2021 at William Hill).

He picked up a win two weeks ago at the Spring Cup at Newbury at this distance. There has been a 5lb rise for him on the back of that.

That looks reasonable enough for Richard Hannon’s challenger who should remain competitive.

Nugget was a convincing clear winner for that one and he may have a chance of turning the tables on ASTRO KING.

He was third behind that rival at Nottingham on his reappearance run, and it wasn’t the cleanest of efforts that he had either.

Nugget is progressive enough to push on from that recent victory. A clean run and he is going to be very close, with Astro King the other to strongly consider.

Another that may be worth keeping onside for the contest is ACQUITTED who was a very good second to Nugget in that Spring Mile.

15:10 Goodwood Handicap Horse Racing Tips & Odds

Stone Of Destiny 9/4
Lihou 11/4
Desert Safari 7/2
Blue De Vega 4/1
Mountain Peak 5/1
* (betting odds recorded 22:14 GMT on April 30th 2021 at William Hill)


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Race Details

Race Type: Class 2 handicap
Age: 4 year olds plus
Declared Runners: 5
Distance: 5f

Today’s Horse Racing Tip

This is a wide-open contest and we are just going with DESERT SAFARI for it at 7/2* (betting odds recorded 22:14 GMT on April 30th 2021 at William Hill).

He opened the season with a comprehensive victory over a 6f trip at Kempton last month. He flopped at Ripon on his follow up, but that may be excused for the expectancy of a return to form.

A superb third place in a very warm York handicap at the end of the previous season indicates a much better level than that Ripon run.

The other dangers are STONE OF DESTINY and LIHOU could be the principal threats.

18:35 Doncaster Handicap Today’s Horse Racing Tips & Odds

Edraak 5/4
Aberama Gold 5/1
Magical Spirit 5/1
Lexington Dash 5/1
Lampang 8/1
Mokaatil 10/1
* (betting odds recorded 22:14 GMT on April 30th 2021 at William Hill)


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Race Details

Race Type: Class 2 handicap
Age: 3 year olds plus
Declared Runners: 7
Distance: 6f

Today’s Horse Racing Tip

Another fascinatingly wide open fixture for today’s horse racing. There is an obvious threat coming in from EDRAAK at the head of the market. But we do think that he can be taken on. He comes up to 9lb.

So we are going with ABERAMA GOLD at 5/1 who is a former course and distance winner* (betting odds recorded 22:14 GMT on April 30th 2021 at William Hill).

He has been chugging along consistently this season and poses a threat as he makes a return to handicap company.

There should be big claims on the back of that. He was last seen a month ago taking a fourth-place finish and conditions even at Linfield. Aberama Gold has plenty to offer.

19:25 Hexham Handicap Hurdle Today’s Horse Racing Tips & Odds

Blue Hawaii 3/1
Nordic Combined 3/1
Fanzio 10/3
Laskadine 13/2
Golden Town 10/1
Frightened Rabbit 10/1
Aire Valley Lad 14/1
Kaizer 14/1
Fisher Green 16/1
* (betting odds recorded 22:14 GMT on April 30th 2021 at William Hill)


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Race Details

Race Type: Class 3 handicap hurdle
Age: 4 year olds plus
Declared Runners: 9
Distance: 2m

Today’s Horse Racing Tip

While we have a certain temptation to stick with the favourite BLUE HAWAII, we are going to FANZIO as our horse racing tip at 10/3* (betting odds recorded 22:14 GMT on April 30th 2021 at William Hill).

He won a Perth chase recently and coming back to the hurdles he stays at the same rating. So he has more than enough to mount a serious challenge in this one.

Another boom for him is that Fanzio gets Brian Hughes book as well, so as long as there is no problem on the switch back to the smaller stuff, he has a big chance of getting in the frame.

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